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Extended Stay America Hotels Named Exclusive Hotel Partner of Youth Travel Sports by YATSA

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HOTEL CHAIN ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUTH AMATEUR TRAVEL SPORTS ASSOCIATION

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended Stay America – the largest owner operated hotel chain in the U.S. -- announces an exclusive partnership with the Youth Amateur Travel Sports Association (YATSA), the vastly growing international sports association promoting events for premier youth, high school, collegiate and amateur adult travel sports programs. Throughout the partnership, Extended Stay America will serve as the exclusive hotel partner of youth travel sports, welcoming travel teams, athletes and families to its 632 locations nationwide. No matter where the next game leads, Extended Stay America offers a friendly home away from home where players, coaches and families experience "a kitchen, a great price, a hotel that's just right."

"Working with the Youth Amateur Travel Sports Association brings ESA's home-like offerings to life. We're thrilled to welcome athletes and their families to our properties nationwide," says Terry Atkins, senior director of marketing communications. "Specifically designed to provide all travelers with the key to a great stay, our accommodations provide today's aspiring athletes and their biggest fans the perfect combination of home-like comfort with convenient amenities. Available in every hotel room, our fully-equipped kitchens enhance the guest experience, creating a true extension of home where athletes will find it easier to accommodate specific diets, exercise and training regimens, or unwind following a big game."

"Our participants and their families dedicate extensive periods of time away from home traveling to compete," said Rebecca Davis, executive director, Youth Amateur Travel Sports Association. "Extended Stay America's practical and comfortable amenities, including spacious rooms, onsite laundry and fully-equipped kitchens, are perfectly suited for large groups, especially those with youth. With locations in 44 states, ESA is an ideal partner for YATSA."

YATSA members will enjoy the many advantages of Extended Stay America at a favorable rate. Keeping convenience in mind, properties feature fully equipped kitchens in every guest room including a full size refrigerator, stovetop, cooking utensils, dishes, silverware and the "Away From Home Cooking" cookbook. Beyond guest rooms, common areas provide a place for athletes and families to relax together offering flat-screen TVs with premium channels, free Wi-Fi access to stay connected with loved ones while away from home, and a daily Grab and Go breakfast with quick and healthy choices to start the day.

For more information on the Extended Stay America or YATSA, visit www.ExtendedStayAmerica.com or www.YATSA.org.  

About Extended Stay

Extended Stay America, Inc., the largest owner/operator of company-branded hotels in North America, owns and operates 682 hotels in the U.S. and Canada comprising approximately 76,000 rooms and employs approximately 10,000 employees in its hotel properties and headquarters. The Company owns and operates hotels under the core brand Extended Stay America®, which serves the mid-priced extended stay segment, and other brands. Visit www.extendedstay.com for more information about the Company and its services.

About Youth and Amateur Travel Sports Association

Youth and Amateur Travel Sports Association is a vastly growing international sports association which facilitates, markets and promotes events that attract the premier travel sports programs in today's sports market. Our company offers cutting edge marketing and aggressive promotions, sporting event management, sponsorship consulting, sports related training and programming for youth, high school, collegiate, and amateur adult events that offer highly competitive athletes and athletic programs the opportunity to compete across the nation. We are quickly becoming one of the optimum sporting facilitators, third party consultants and professional advance teams in the country. We assist sport organizations, promoters, associations, small businesses, and major corporations in implementing first class amateur sporting events. For more information, visit http://www.yatsa.org.

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